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Chalice, ca. 1790

  • Canadian
  • Robert Cruickshank, Canadian, active 1774 - 1809

Silver

  • Overall: 10 7/8 inches (27.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Mrs. Allan Shelden in memory of Robert H. Tannahill

69.171

Department

American Art before 1950

Stamped, three times under foot, in shaped outline, in script: RC

Engraved, on basal molding: Hôpital Générale, Sorel

until the late 1960s, Hôpital Générale (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) [letter of abbe Jacques Boisclair, chaplain]

Jean Octeau (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

1969-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 48 (1969): p. 40. Fox, Ross. French Canadian Liturgical Silver.” Bulletin of the DIA, 52 (1973): p. 103. Fox, Ross Allan C. Quebec and Related SIlver at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit,1978, pp. 61-63.

Robert Cruickshank; Canadian, Chalice, ca. 1790, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Mrs. Allan Shelden in memory of Robert H. Tannahill, 69.171.